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Tara Dower planned on taking her time on a 1,175-mile hike across the entire state of North Carolina. But then the coronavirus pandemic hit. So, she decided to speed up,

Madison County Championship Rodeo

Tara Dower planned on taking her time on a 1,175-mile hike across the entire state of North Carolina. But then the coronavirus pandemic hit. So, she decided to speed up,

Rosemary and Goat Cheese Strata

Tara Dower planned on taking her time on a 1,175-mile hike across the entire state of North Carolina. But then the coronavirus pandemic hit. So, she decided to speed up,

Setting the Speed Record on the Mountains-to-Sea Trail

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Tara Dower planned on taking her time on a 1,175-mile hike across the entire state of North Carolina. But then the coronavirus pandemic hit. So, she decided to speed up, and attempt to set the Fastest Known Time on the MST.

Produced by: James Mieczkowski, Dillon Deaton, Jeremy Markovich, Jen Hughey
Written and Hosted by: Jeremy Markovich
Edited by: Jen Hughey

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This story was published on Oct 07, 2020

Jeremy Markovich

Jeremy Markovich

Jeremy Markovich is a digital manager, writer, and the host of Our State's podcast, Away Message.